Wind Integration National Dataset (WIND) Toolkit (Presentation): NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

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Abstract

Regional wind integration studies require detailed wind power output data at many locations to perform simulations of how the power system will operate under high penetration scenarios. The wind datasets that serve as inputs into the study must realistically reflect the ramping characteristics, spatial and temporal correlations, and capacity factors of the simulated wind plants, as well as being time synchronized with available load profiles.As described in this presentation, the WIND Toolkit fulfills these requirements by providing a state-of-the-art national (US) wind resource, power production and forecast dataset.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages20
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NamePresented at EWEA Wind Power Forecasting Workshop, 3-4 December 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-5000-60977

Keywords

  • power forecasts
  • power production data
  • probabilistic forecasting
  • wind forecasts
  • wind integration study
  • wind resource
  • wind toolkit
  • WRF

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